News from St. Francis 9/9-9/16/18

The following is a reflection from Claudia Bilotti’s daughter, Alyssa. It is very moving and profound. I thought it well worth sharing, and I am thankful to Alyssa for her permission to share it with you.

A wise man once told me that change begets change. I didn’t understand it at the time, and sometimes I still need to remind myself that change is how we grow and move forward, but boy was he right!

In the last year and half, I have experienced more change than I thought possible. In May of 2017, I came to the realization that my marriage wasn’t going to work. It was something that took me a long to time to fully realize and accept, but when I make a decision I tend to go full steam ahead and so I did. Within a month of making this decision, I had a new job lined up in another state, a new apartment, and a fresh start. I wanted to get to know people in my community, so I joined a dating/friend finder app.

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